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Wild Beer Epic Saison

Brewed by Wild Beer
Style: Saison
Shepton Mallet, England
Serve in Tulip


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RATINGS: 196   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Epic by name, epic by nature, this Farmhouse Ale is a transcontinental fusion of Belgium’s eclectic beer culture and the feisty hops of North America brought to life with the aid of West Country artisanal brewing wizardry and judicious use of the US-grown Sorachi Ace hop. On the nose, the hops deliver a big splash of tropical fruit, followed by ripples of well-seasoned spiciness spreading outwards. In the mouth a tangy, bittersweet fruitiness holds sway, while tangerine oranges tap dance their way across the tongue in the finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Countbeer (5263) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - JUN 27, 2015
Bottle: Cloudy yellow orange. White head. Aromas of Saison yeast, pepper, hay, hops, peach/apricot, funk, grains and herbs. Flavours of bitters, dry, yeast, Saison yeast, herbs, hay, grains, funk, hops, some fruit, very nice! Aftertaste is cruity, Saison yeast, bitters and dry. Low carbo, light creamy dry mouthfeel, medium bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
AshtonMcCobb (3764) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 25, 2015
Bottle from a corner shop. Appearance - golden with a nice fluffy head. Nose - yeast and citrus, either lemon or pineapple. Taste - yoghurt and citrus which culminates in a grated coconut thing. Palate - light to medium bodied with a creamy yet tangy texture and a long dry tangy finish. Overall - decent rather than epic.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gary (1633) - Brentford ,London , Texas, Somerset, ENGLAND - JUN 25, 2015
UPDATED: JUN 27, 2015 330ml . In a tulip glass . Fucken huge peach notes in 3D screen out from the tulip.."Move into the Country gonna eat peaches" song enters my mind for a few seconds . With aromatic boozy spice that melts my brain in that peach skin accent. A murky dirty blond that gives good head and swallows ... This beer shows flowers , petals, peppery spice bitterness , honey , orange zest , bready malts and robust fucken peaches that go on forever .. A pretty charming UK take on a Saison .

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
oliodnb (522) - ITALY - JUN 19, 2015
33cl bottle. Pours a beautiful hazy dark golden with a thick fluffy white head. Aroma is good albeit not very strong with yeast, citrus, sweet fruits. Taste is also nice with a good saison character with the addition of the fruity notes from the hops. Medium body, watery texture, medium carbonation. Very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mjp12 (758) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 23, 2015
Saison yeast on the aroma, and a fresh peach taste, makes this an easy drinking saison .

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ManVsBeer (5668) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 20, 2015
Bottle from Cocktails, Littleborough. Slightly hazy yellow with a small bubbly head. Has a very citrus hoppy character with lemon very evident in its nose, and also in its taste. There’s not a huge bitterness though despite its very obvious flavours.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
pastymc (30) - Niscemi, ITALY - MAY 16, 2015
UPDATED: JUN 3, 2015 Bottiglia da 33cl Color oro, cappello di schiuma bianco e soffice, poco persistente. Aromi maltati al naso,poi spezie, pepe nero e cardamomo in particolare. Seguono lievito, leggero pane. In bocca l’amaro va a bilanciare le note del malto, poi le spezie già citate si aprono, leggere, nel finale che comunque è piuttosto piatto e breve. Leggero il corpo, media la carbonazione. Fin’ora ho assaggiato birre poco strutturate e poco complesse (seppur, tutto sommato, ben fatte) da parte di Wild; non so se la caratteristica di freschezza e giovinezza della birra sia, come da loro descrizione, un pregio: magari una più lunga e diversa maturazione regalerebbe nasi più pronunciati, sapori più intensi e finali più lunghi.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AdiBeer (1994) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 16, 2015
Aroma: Saison yeast, grain malts, dry. Appearance: slightly hazy, pale gold, small, frothy, white head. Taste: light bitter. Palate: nice balance between grainy sweets and bitter floral hops, soft carbonation, dry finish. Overall: nice Saison, well-balanced. Bottle from Independent Spirit, Bath.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Joakgust (1107) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 21, 2015
Bottle. Semi hazy golden beer with a large white head. Aroma is spicy with notes of citrus, wheat, herbs, hay and grass. Flavor is spicy with notes of grain, bread, spices, citrus and yeast. Well balanced but nothing exciting.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fashawn (412) - Montesarchio, ITALY - APR 17, 2015
Buona birra, onesta ed in linea con il genere. Frutta dolce, leggera acidità, zesty and crispy. Rinfrescante e pulita, taglia bene con il finale amaro. Buona

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